Three Global Conditions

The Three Global Conditions project mapped Earth’s land into three global landscape patterns representing key differences in strategies for biodiversity conservation and sustainable use.

The three conditions are:

  • Farms and Cities
  • Shared Lands
  • Large Wild Areas

Related Publications

Locke, Harvey; Ellis, Erle C.; Venter, Oscar; Schuster, Richard; Ma, Keping; Shen, Xiaoli; Woodley, Stephen; Kingston, Naomi; Bhola, Nina; Strassburg, Bernardo B. N.; Paulsch, Axel; Williams, Brooke; Watson, James E. M.. 2019. Three global conditions for biodiversity conservation and sustainable use: an implementation framework. National Science Review 6(6): 1080-1082. [Download PDF]